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Auditions 12:30 PM, June 27
A-F Fine Arts Center

            Auditions for Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s original musical production of “CINDERELLA” will be held on Monday, June 27th at 12:30 PM at Adams-Friendship Fine Arts Center in Adams-Friendship High School.  

            Up to 78 students are needed to play the roles of CINDERELLA, THE STEPSISTERS, THE PUMKINS, THE MACHO MICE, THE COOL CATS, THE CHICKS, DINAH THE CAT, MIKEY AND HIS BAND “THE MISTAKES”, KING CASH THE PROMOTER AND HIS ASSISTANTS.  “Let’s Go To The Hop” is the theme of this original musical production set in the 1950’s. The play features a great deal of dancing, singing, and lip-syncing. 

            Auditions are open to anyone age 7 through 18 and there is no cost for students to participate in this activity. The audition process lasts two hours and all those auditioning are required to be in attendance for the entire time.  The cast will be announced at the end of the two-hour audition and each cast member will receive a rehearsal schedule for the remainder of the week.  A portion of the cast will be required to stay following auditions for a short rehearsal.  Those not needed for rehearsal may leave. (A phone will be available if calls need to be made.)

            Rehearsals are scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons from 12:15-4:45 and will be coordinated with the summer school schedule. The Friday schedule will be determined later.  A bus will transport summer school students to the fine arts center.  Snacks will be provided. You do not have to be enrolled in summer school to participate in this activity. All participants will need their own transportation following rehearsals.

            Shows are planned for Friday evening, July 1, and Saturday morning, July 2. More information about rehearsals and show times will be available at auditions. Admission will be charged to attend the Friday and Saturday performances:  $3 in advance and $5 at the door. Children under 6, no charge.

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Prairie Fire Children's Theatre

Come join the fun as scores of local young actors take the stage this weekend with two professionals in Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s original musical production of Cinderella ! Let's Go to the Hop. The show promises to be fun for old and young alike, and continues Prairie Fire’s tradition of retelling the classics with a twist. The performances are the culmination of a weeklong residency by Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre sponsored by the Adams-Friendship Area Education Foundation, local businesses, and organizations. This theater camp is made available at no cost to area 7-18 year olds.


Registration information is available here.

​Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s original musical version of Cinderella, “Let’s Go to the Hop” is set in the 1950’s! Based on the classic story, this version features “Cindy” as the working girl who does everything for her stepsisters Rona, Mona, and Zona, and her stepmom, Wynona. But one “Blue Moon” that all changes! The show’s got a lot of the tunes from the 50’s, original musical numbers and even a Lip-Synch Contest!  

Call 608-339-3921 ext 1161 with questions.

Ticket information here.


The A-F Area Educational Foundation is thrilled to announce the
2022-2023 FAC Events Season!

Season Ticket Packages Go On Sale
11:00 AM June 27th at afasd.tix.com and at the Fine Arts Center Box Office. 
Tickets for individual shows
Go on sale August 1st.
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